Colony Theatre

8123 Harford Road,
Baltimore, MD 21234

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Colony Theatre auditorium

The Colony Theatre was opened by Durkee Enterprises on October 13, 1949. It had a seating capacity of 800, all on a single floor. It had a large car park at one side and at the rear.

The Colony Theatre was closed on September 2, 1974, and became a VFW Hall.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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kencmcintyre on March 21, 2010 at 7:23 pm

Here is a photo circa 1970, from a monograph on Baltimore theaters in the LA library:

TLSLOEWS on April 23, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Intresting its a VFW Hall now.

joemasher on September 1, 2010 at 6:12 pm

In John Waters' fine film “Hairspray”, this theater served as the venue for the “Corny Collins Record Hop” and the front is clearly visible in the film.

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